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UPSC CDS-II Recruitment 2022: 339 Posts – Check Exam Date, Vacancy, Eligibility

Union Public Service Commission has released the UPSC CDS-II Recruitment 2022 notification on 18/05/2022. Notification is out to fill 339 Vacancies in Combined Defence Services. Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2022 will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on 04th September 2022. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online from 18/05/2022 to 07/06/2022. Candidates can check the detailed instructions and eligibility criteria in the below content. Candidates can also check the course wise vacancies on this page.

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Name of the Post: Combined Defence Services Examination – II

Post Date: 18/05/2022

No of Vacancies: 339

Place: Across India

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Important Dates for UPSC CDS-II 2022 Recruitment:

Aspirants can apply online by using the UPSC website or by using the direct apply link given below. Brief instructions for filling up the online Application Form have been given at the bottom of the page. kindly follow the given instructions and apply online.

Start Date to Apply Online18/05/2022
Last Date to Apply Online07/06/2022 till 6:00 PM
Online Applications can be withdrawn from14/06/2022 to 20/06/2022 till 6:00 PM
Exam Date04/09/2022

Vacancy Details of UPSC CDS-II 2022 Recruitment:

The approximate number of vacancies to be filled under Combined Defence Services is given in the tabular column. The below table contains the name of the course and the number of vacancies. Check vacancies here.

S. NoName of the CourseNo. of Posts
1Indian Military Academy, Dehradun -154th (DE) Course commencing in January 2023 [including 13 vacancies reserved for NCC `C’ Certificate (Army Wing) holders]100
2Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala – Course commencing in January 2023 Executive Branch (General Service)/Hydro [including 03 vacancies for NCC ‘C’ Certificate (Naval Wing through NCC Special Entry ) holders ]22
3Air Force Academy, Hyderabad – (Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing in January 2023 i.e. No. 213 F(P) Course [including 03 vacancies are reserved for NCC `C’ Certificate (Air Wing) holders through NCC Spl. Entry]32
4Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Madras)117th SSC (Men) (NT) (UPSC) Course commencing in October, 2022169
5Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Madras) 30th SSC Women (NT) (UPSC) Course commencing in October, 202216

Pay Scale:

The pay scale of Army Officers and equivalent ranks in the Air Force and Navy are given below.

S. NoRankPay Scale
1Lieutenant56,100 -1,77,500
2Captain61,300- 1,93,900
3Major69,400 – 2,07,200
4Lieutenant Colonel1,21,200 – 2,12,400
5Colonel1,30,600-2, 15,900
7Major General1,44,200-2,18,200
8Lieutenant General HAG Scale182200 – 224100
9HAG+Scale2,05,400 – 2,24,400
10VCOAS / Army Cdr / Lieutenant General (NFSG)2,25,000
12Military Service Pay (MSP) to the officers from the rank of
Lieutenant to Brigadier
13Stipend to Gentlemen or Lady Cadets during the entire duration of training in Service academies i.e. during training period at IMA and OTA.56,100

Age limit:

Candidates who have attained the following age limit are only eligible to apply for the post.

  • IMA & Indian Naval Academy: Candidates born not earlier than 2nd July, 1999 and not later than 1st July, 2003.
  • Air Force Academy: 20 to 24 Years as on 1st July 2023 i.e. born not earlier than 2nd July 1999 and not later than 1st July 2004.

Age Relaxation:

  • Age relaxation is applicable as per rules.

Educational Qualification:

  • I.M.A. and Officers Training Academy, Chennai: Candidates should have completed a Graduate Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.
  • Indian Naval Academy: Candidates should hold a Degree in Engineering from a recognized University / Institution.
  • Air Force Academy: Candidates should hold a Degree from a recognized University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.

Selection Process:

The selection will be based on

  1. Written Exam
  2. Interview

Application Fee:

Candidates should pay the application fee by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash or by using the net banking facility of the State Bank of India or by using Visa / Master / Rupay Credit / Debit Card. Female / SC / ST candidates are exempted from payment of fees.

S. NoCategoryApplication Fees
1UR / OBC / Other 200/-
2SC / ST / FemaleNil

How to Apply for UPSC CDS-II Recruitment 2022:

Candidates can apply online by visiting the UPSC official website by using the simple steps given below.

  • Candidates should apply online by visiting the official website of UPSC
  • Use a valid email-id and mobile number for registration.
  • Complete the part-I and Part-II registration.
  • Verify the same before submission.
  • Candidates must upload all the required documents.
  • The Online Applications can be filled up from 18/05/2022 to 07/06/2022 till 6:00 PM.
  • Pay the application fees (instructions given above).
  • Submit the Online Application.
  • Take out a printout of the finally submitted application.

Important Links for UPSC CDS-II 2022 Recruitment:

To Apply OnlineClick here
For Official WebsiteClick here
For Official NotificationClick here

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